Lucas Oil ASCS Readying for First Oklahoma Visit of 2014
TULSA, Okla. (April 23, 2014) – Things will pick up in the month of May for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real, as the National Tour returns to competition on Friday, May 2 at the Outlaw Motorsports Park just outside Muskogee, Okla.
Going into the history books, the series lone visit to the Outlaw Motorsports Park came during Speedweek on June 3, 2003 with Shane Stewart grabbing the win ahead of Garry Lee Maier and Zach Chappell.
Seth Bergman is the most recent winner in ASCS competition at the three-eighths mile oval, topping the American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region on September 7, 2013. The only other ASCS sanctioned event held at the Outlaw Motorsports Park was on May 7, 2010 in which Jason Johnson topped the Sooner Region.
The first event of the season for the Lucas Oil ASCS presented by MAVTV American Real National Tour in the series home state, the Friday spectacular will be paired with the ASCS Sooner Region and will also include the N.O.W. 600cc Micro Series.
Night one of a double header weekend with the Rock ‘N Roll 50 at the Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, Ark., Jason Johnson currently leads the Lucas Oil ASCS driver standings by 11 markers over Tony Bruce, Jr.
Sam Hafertepe, Jr. trails by only 12 going into the season’s sixth event with Brad Loyet 18 points removed from the championship lead. The top five rounds out with Johnny Herrera who sits a single point behind Loyet, and 19 behind Johnson.
Events on Friday, May 2 will see spectator gates opening at 4:00 P.M. Races are scheduled to begin at 6:00 P.M. (CT). General Admission tickets are $15 with discounts for kids 8-12 years of age. Children seven years old and younger are admitted free into the grandstands. For more information on the Outlaw Motorsports Park, log onto http://www.outlawmotorsportspark.com or call 918-687-7077.
For continued updates on the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com.
Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV American Real
American Bank of Oklahoma ASCS Sooner Region
Friday, May 2 – Open at 4:00 P.M. / Racing at 6:00 P.M.
Track: Outlaw Motorsports Park
Address: 8100 Wainwright Rd. Oktaha, OK
Directions: 7 miles south of Muskogee on Highway 69 at the Wainwright exit or 11 miles north of I-40 on Highway 69.
Phone 918-687-7077 or 918-302-0366
Online audio will be available at http://www.racinboys.com. Live broadcasts are brought to you by Lucas Oil and presented by the McCarthy Auto Group, located in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Line-ups, finishes, and further updates are provided throughout each race night at http://www.facebook.com/lucasoilascs and http://www.twitter.com/lucasoilascs.
Live Timing and scoring is available at most Lucas Oil ASCS events via Race Monitor that is available in the App Store of your Smart Phone or Tablet. The American Sprint Car Series app can also be downloaded for free in the Google Play store.
2014 A-Feature Winner(s): Rico Abreu – 2, Tony Bruce, Jr. – 1, Patrick Stasa – 1, Aaron Reutzel – 1
2014 Lucas Oil ASCS Driver Standings (Top 15): 1. Jason Johnson 580; 2. Tony Bruce, Jr. 569; 3. Sam Hafertepe, Jr. 568; 4. Brad Loyet 562; 5. Johnny Herrera 561; 6. Matt Covington 557; 7. Christopher Bell 549; 8. Jeff Swindell 543; 9. Seth Bergman 539; 10. Aaron Reutzel 518; 11. Blake Hahn 518; 12. Brandon Hahn 394; 13. Joe Wood, Jr. 309; 14. Rico Abreu 300; 15. John Carney II 267;
The 2014 season marks the twenty-third year of sanctioning Sprint Car racing for the American Sprint Car Series, which brings the best of Sprint Car racing to dozens of different tracks throughout the nation. Anchored by the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series, ASCS also consists of ten different Regions throughout the nation.
Lucas Oil Products is the title sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. More information can be found on Lucas Oil Products at www.lucasoil.com. MAVTV is the presenting sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. Log onto www.mavtv.com for information regarding availability and listings in your area.
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire and Brodix.
Team Lucas Sponsors for the American Sprint Car Series consist of Protect the Harvest, iON Camera, Smokey Mountain Moonshine, C&R Radiator, Hawk Performance Products, Geico, E3 Spark Plugs, and General Tire.
Product and Contingency Sponsorship provided by: K&N Filters, KSE Racing Products, SpeedMart, Competition Suspension, Engler Machine and Tool, FSR Radiator and Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Saldana Racing Products, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Simpson, The Joie of Seating, Wesmar Racing Engines, Hinchman Indy Racewear, Rod End Supply, Smiley’s Racing Products, Speedway Motors, and Hilborn Injection Systems.
Additional information regarding the American Sprint Car Series is available at www.ascsracing.com as well as Twitter (@LucasOilASCS) and Facebook. News and information can also be sent to you with the ASCS E-News by texting ASCS to 22828 with any mobile device.